Plant of the Month for Lafayette CO area landscapes-November 2021

Wild Blue Flax Lafayette, CO area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} Wild Blue Flax or Linum lewisii is a truly xeric Colorado native, standing 18” tall with lanky stems that rarely stand upright (see picture). It is named after Meriweather Lewis who forged the Lewis and Clark Trail in the northwest United States. Its … More Plant of the Month for Lafayette CO area landscapes-November 2021

Plant of the Month for Longmont CO area landscapes-October 2021

Blue Cranesbill Geranium Longmont, CO area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} Cranesbill Geranium is a winter hardy perennial bedding plant that is often planted in woodsy type settings as it does well in shade and sun. Since there are over 400 species of geranium, keeping it simple in this article is best. They will … More Plant of the Month for Longmont CO area landscapes-October 2021

September 2021 Plant of the Month for Erie Colorado area landscapes

Furman’s Red Salvia Erie Colorado area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} Salvia greggii ‘Furman’s Red’ is a drought tolerant xeric plant that blends well with western native plants and attracts hummingbirds. It is the most cold tolerant of the Salvia greggii family and blooms in late spring, often throughout the summer depending on conditions, … More September 2021 Plant of the Month for Erie Colorado area landscapes

August 2021 Plant of the Month for Boulder Colorado area landscapes

Larkspur Boulder Colorado area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} Larkspur, or Delphinium X (cultorum previously elatum, grandiflorum and belladona) is a highly ornamental and sought after perennial for cultivated gardens. It has been cultivated extensively since the mid 1800’s in Europe and specifically in England. There are over 500 species to date. They can … More August 2021 Plant of the Month for Boulder Colorado area landscapes

July 2021 Plant of the Month for Broomfield Colorado area landscapes

New Mexico Evening Primrose Broomfield Colorado area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} New Mexico Primrose, or Oenothera speciosa ‘Rosea’ is a heat loving perennial that will thrive in hot rock gardens or standard perennial gardens. Give it some room as it likes to spread via rhizomes (roots) and will take over a given area … More July 2021 Plant of the Month for Broomfield Colorado area landscapes